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    An area surrounded by water and dotted with lakes and forests, North Zealand is a great area for a day out or a few days exploring the region's natural offerings.

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    The Marguerite Route is a country-wide scenic route that takes you past more than 200 of Denmark's top attractions and through some of the country's most picturesque scenery. So head out by car or by bike and experience the very best Denmark has to offer.

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    General information about cookies  A cookie is a data file that websites store on the user's computer, so that they can recognize the computer during the user’s next visit to the website. Cookies are sent back and forth between the browser and a web server and include, among other things, information about how the website is used. 

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    Listen to the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest winner, Emmelie de Forest, perform "Only Teardrops". See the show and listen to the song that won Denmark the Eurovision Song Contest 2013.

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    The Nature Agency produces information leaflets containing maps and descriptions of all public nature areas in Denmark. You can pick up these helpful guides for free at local tourist offices. 

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    You will have encountered Danish design at one time or another, whether you realise it or not. In the 60s, viewers of Kennedy and Nixon’s historic TV duel were looking at Hans J. Wegner’s Danish chair. Modern audiences have begun craving classic Danish light fittings by Poul Henningsen, thanks to The Killing. And classics such as Erik Magnussen's Stelton thermos are now sitting on tables all over the world. Follow the trail of great Danish designers across the country with this guide to design in Denmark.

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    North Jutland, Denmark's most dynamic natural area, offers many wonderful natural playgrounds to explore.

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    The Mols Bjerge National Park, in East Jutland, is one of the most rugged and varied landscapes in Denmark, with many rare animal and plant species. The park covers 180 km² and is named after the area's best known natural feature.

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    A name in Danish ending with the letter ø signifies an island. And you can visit many of Denmark’s small islands by ferryboat where you’ll discover unique communities and places of history.

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    A super way to experience Denmark’s nature is to hire a ranger, or guide, to tell you about interesting things along the way. Find out more about this service at your local tourist office or at the visitors centres located in Denmark’s national parks.  Further reading Read more about Natural adventures in Denmark. Read more about Cycling in Denmark.

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    If you love outdoor pursuits and you prefer something a bit different, there are plenty of unusual outdoor activities in Denmark, from porpoise watching to fossil hunting. Here are some suggestion for exhilarating outdoor activities in Denmark.

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    Denmark’s best kept secret… until now? Danish pastries aren’t really Danish!

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    This handy guide, developed in collaboration with the Danish Nature Agency, takes you to 20 of the best spots in Denmark. So what are you waiting for? Get out into Denmark’s great outdoors!

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    The island of Bornholm has uniquely contrasting landscapes. Head North for rugged coastal rock formations and South for endless stretches of white sand. Everywhere you'll find cycle and hiking routes and great sights.

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    A richly diverse natural landscape, only a short trip from Aarhus, is waiting in East Jutland. Parkland, lakeland, fjords and forests - this region really does have it all!

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    Are you ready for a typically Danish holiday experience? There are around 40,000 holiday homes for rent in Denmark. They tend to be located in picturesque areas, often near inland water or the coast and are decorated with individual, Danish style. They are an extremely popular holiday form amongst Danes.

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    Who needs paper? Prepare your cycle route online before you leave and follow it on your mobile devices!

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    There is a place to stay for every type, every taste, every man and every woman in Copenhagen. Stay in the heart of the city, by the beautiful harbour or wherever you feel like – you will be welcome every place. Here are a few gay-friendly accommodation options.

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    West Sealand is a big green bite out of Denmark’s largest island, Sealand. Travelling around the region, you’ll experience a landscape full of contrast, from green hills and high cliffs, to beaches, islands and long Viking fjords. West Sealand is a great place to visit different harbour and market towns and smaller villages that lie around the region. Many are located on pretty fjords. Spend time soaking up 1000 years of history at the region’s impressive cathedral city, Roskilde.  

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    As well as the dramatic coastal landscape of dunes, beaches and heathlands waiting for you in West Jutland, there are great natural experiences to be had inland.

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    A unique national park extending down the West Coast into Northern Europe, provides you with open expanses and unparalleled birdwatching opportunities.

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    Walk, hike or ride through seemingly endless, open landscape in this atmospheric part of Denmark.

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    Get ready for a truly Danish sight. A hot dog vendor walking down the middle of a main road, pulling a massive hot dog trailer and a queue of traffic behind them!

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    The Christmas tree is central to the Danish way of celebrating the festive season.

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    Denmark is a safe country packed with fun offerings for all the family. From world class attractions, such as Legoland, to thousands of kilometres of unspoilt beaches, you'll find something for your whole family on holiday in Denmark.

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    Explore the hilly landscape covering West Zealand and the ancient burial mounds and other remnants of the past hidden there.

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    Denmark’s biggest and oldest national park lies on the North West Coast of Jutland. Thy National Park is over 200km² in size and it offers you a dramatic landscape shaped by the sea. Much of it is covered with large areas of windswept dunes and sandy grassland.

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    No matter where you are in Denmark, you’ll never be more than 50km from the sea. And with over 7,000km of coastline, it’s hardly surprising that beach-life is an important part of Danish culture and a popular holiday escape throughout the year.

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    Denmark offers you three stunning natural areas designated as national parks, where you can experience a range of exciting activities or simply escape into nature.

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    Just as West Jutland's landscape is dominated by the sea, so is its culture and heritage. Feel the maritime past pulse through you at museums, lighthouses, galleries and historical buildings across the region.

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    There are no sprawling metropolitan areas in North Zealand. The area is characterised by small fishing, harbour and ferry towns and a lovely, laid-back atmosphere.

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    Diverse, modern and fun, Aarhus is one of the happiest cities on Earth. A visit to its art galleries, cosy Latin Quarter or the Old Town will show you just why Aarhusians are so happy…

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    You’ve probably heard the name, noma, blending the words Nordic and mad (food). But managing to eat there is another matter entirely! Getting a table at the world’s best restaurant three years running, as voted by renowned Restaurant Magazine, is not so easy. But for those who book ahead, you’re in for an extraordinary culinary experience.

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    If the thought of experiencing a capital city on two wheels scares you, Copenhagen will soon change your mind. The city is built for cyclists and you’ll see more bikes than cars in the city centre. A third of Copenhageners commute to work by bicycle and it’s not unusual to see people in suits, heels and skirts effortlessly pedalling past.

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      Join us in Denmark for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014! Plan your fairy-tale trip to Denmark with our guide to Eurovision Song Contest events, Danish culture and top attractions near Eurovision Island, home of the Eurovision Song Contest in Copenhagen!         

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    With gentle terrain, safe tracks and well sign-posted routes, Denmark is a fantastic family cycling destination. You can make it easy for your children by planning routes that are less hilly and combining natural experiences with the excitement of attractions along the way, such as zoos and amusement parks.

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    Denmark is one of the oldest monarchies in the world and its long legacy is perfectly preserved in its many fine castles, manor houses and gardens. Many are still used by the royal family today and most are open for you to explore, with exhibitions, museums, art collections and other events throughout the year.

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    In Denmark, Christmas is celebrated on Christmas Eve (24 December). It’s a day full of busy present-buying , dinner preparations and anticipation! Presents are exchanged and Danish families come together to eat, drink and be merry.

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    New Hotel Properties, Quirky Accommodations and Green like Never Seen Before COPENHAGEN, Denmark – September 7, 2011 - This fall, there is much news from the hotels in Copenhagen, Denmark. The largest hotel in all Scandinavia opened its doors this year in Copenhagen bringing the total room capacity of Copenhagen to around 18,000. New features and innovations at Copenhagen’s hotels include a snore absorption room, a ladies-only floor, “brain food” for meeting participants, and much more.

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    North Sealand is a vacation favorite with Danes and not just because of its close proximity to Copenhagen. North Sealand not only offers you the famous Kronborg Castle, immortalised in Shakespeare’s Hamlet, but also beaches, lakes, deep woodland and green open landscape, perfect for hiking, cycling and camping trips.

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    A day trip from Copenhagen, the Danish Jews’ route to safety in 1943 can be traced along the coast of Denmark through the small fishing villages from there the Jews were ferried across the Strait to Sweden.

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    East Jutland is not only home to Denmark's dynamic second city of Aarhus, it also offers you a wonderful combination of fertile landscape, expansive forests, sandy shorelines and bustling cities. The green and hilly landscape of the region was formed by the glaciers of the last glaciation. Valleys, gorges and deep fjords were all carved by the flow of glacial melt water and when the ice finally disappeared around 14,000 years ago, it left a beautiful, hilly moraine landscape. You’ll find that East Jutland is easily accessible and full of varied, outdoor experiences. 

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    A naturally produce-rich area. Tour the region's islands and farms to sample delicious Danish products.

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    Denmark is famed for Danish Modern design, its incomparable sense of style and Copenhagen is home to some of the world’s most sought-after designer brands and classic products.

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    Employ music in your meeting and get a higher return on investment.

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    The islands of the Smålandshavet Archipelago offer you everything from quiet cosiness and great fresh produce to relaxed beaches and outdoor activities.

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    If you’re looking for a vacation in a wild outdoors of dunes, heathlands and wind-blown beaches under open sky, West Jutland is for you. The coast is a dramatic landscape, shaped by The North Sea. However, it’s not far to the milder, hilly area around the Limfjord, dotted with small straits, bays and inlets. Take a break from the wind at West Jutland’s beautiful inland areas, with large forest plantations and fields. West Jutland is home to one of Denmark’s national parks, The Wadden Sea.

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    Denmark is a small country with an enormous passion for design. It’s produced many internationally-renowned designers, landmarks and products. Here's a quick list of the biggest and best!

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Come and be charmed by Copenhagen - home of The Little Mermaid and Danish royalty. A cozy knot of winding streets and old buildings, that you can easily explore on foot or on a bike.